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::: untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
::: coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age
::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
::: larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
::: pauper - very poor person
::: draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
::: catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
::: brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
::: censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
::: hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train